Issue No. 86  September 2016
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Amanda Marsalis shoots for People's TIFF Portrait Studio

Los Angeles photographer Amanda Marsalis was in town for TIFF 2016 to shoot all the stars at People Magazine's TIFF Portrait Studio. Check out her portraits of Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, Kate Hudson, Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac and many more.

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People's TIFF Portrait Studio
Amanda Marsalis Website 
Matthew Brookes shoots the stars for InStyle's pop-up portrait studio at TIFF

New York and Paris based photographer, Matthew Brookes came to Toronto to shoot these stunning portraits for InStyle's pop-up portrait studio at TIFF. Along with this shot of Michelle Williams, Brookes also captured the likes of Michael Fassbender, Lily-Rose Depp, Naomi Watts and a whole lot more.

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TIFF Portraits for Instyle
Matthew Brookes Website
Vanity Fair's Justin Bishop shoots the stars of TIFF

One of our favourites, Vanity Fair staff photographer Justin Bishop, was back for TIFF this year to shoot all the stars. Along with Ewan McGregor, he also shot Ethan Hawke, Gerard Butler, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and countless others.

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Vanity Fair TIFF Portraits
Justin Bishop's work at Vanity Fair

Austin Hargrave shoots for The Hollywood Reporter at TIFF

LA based photographer, Austin Hargrave, has become a TIFF regular. He was back again this year to capture all the stars for The Hollywood Reporter. With multiple set-ups, he captured Parker Posey, as well as Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Oliver Stone, Jennifer Connelly and a bunch more.

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THR's TIFF Photo Portfolio
Austin Hargrave Website
Andrew Walker shoots for the Variety and Shutterstock Portrait Studio at TIFF

Andrew H. Walker, staff photographer at Shutterstock, was in Toronto to capture the beautiful people for the Variety and Shutterstock Portrait Studio. Check out his amazing shots of Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, Lupita Nyong'o, Sigourney Weaver, and all the rest.
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TIFF Portrait Gallery
Andrew H. Walker Website + Behind the Scenes Video
Daniel Bergeron shoots TIFF 2016 Portraits for IndieWire

LA based celebrity portrait photographer, Daniel Bergeron, was also in town for TIFF to shoot the stars for IndieWire. Recent Emmy winner Rami Malek was one of those stars, along with the casts of the films "American Pastoral", "Planetarium", "The Bleeder" and many others.

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IndieWire TIFF 2016 Portraits
Daniel Bergeron Website 
The Reunion, a film by Peter Lindberg

Fashion's uncompromising lensman assembles a supermodel reunion. Watch behind the scenes as Peter Lindberg shoots six women, 25 years after he first photographed them.

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Top 10 Campaigns of Autumn/Winter 2016

The Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign season could represent a notable turning point in the use of digital-native techniques in campaign imagery. This season, major brands such as Chanel and Prada bid farewell to staid sophistication and adopted a playful, cut-and-paste aesthetic in their advertising.

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How Photographers Are Crafting Poppy, Energetic Lighting for Clients

Poppy, punchy, glossy: No matter how you describe it, it's a look that is in demand from clients who want graphically composed portraits, strong colors and shadows, and lots of highlights that grab readers' attention. Whatever light they choose, they say, their setup is influenced by the challenge of nearly all editorial portraits assignments: The need to shoot a lot of images in minimal time.

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Profoto announces new Pro-10: The World's Fastest Flash

The new Profoto Pro-10 pack has arrived. With a flash duration of up to 1/80,000s in freeze mode, a power range of 2.4 - 2400Ws and recycling times of 0.02 - 0.7 seconds, the new Pro-10 is the perfect fusion of speed and power.

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GoPro Hero5 Black is ready to record at your (voice) command

After teasing a new camera for months, GoPro finally has two new models: the Hero5 Black and the Hero5 Session. Both cameras arrive on October 2. The former is a complete overhaul and new flagship camera for the brand. The latter is a souped-up version of the original 2015 model, but minus some key features from the Black to help make picking one easier than in the past.

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Nikon Takes Aim at GoPro with New Action Cameras

Nikon unveiled the full scope of its action camera ambitions at Photokina. The lineup will include three models, including the previously announced KeyMission 360, which records 360 x 360 degree footage with no blind spots. The KeyMission 170 is a more conventional action camera with just one wide-angle (170-degree) lens and the KeyMission 80 is a petite camera that can be clipped to clothing to use as a life-logger, cataloging your every step.

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New Canon 5D Mark IV

The long awaited Canon 5D Mark IV is now in Rentals! Features include a 30.4MP Full Frame sensor, 4K Video with Still Frame Grab, an updated Auto Focus system, 7 fps shooting, WiFi/NFC/GPS & a touch screen. Give it a go on your next rental.

Canon 5D MKIV
MSE Dutti Dolly Basic Kit - payload 800lbs

This portable, heavy duty dolly has tons of features. It rides just over 2" from the ground for low angle shots and can be run directly on the ground, round tubing, square tubing or angled metal purchased from any home supply store making it easy to travel with! You can mount a bazooka, a seat and even run two dollies in tandem. Give this versatile dolly a try on your next shoot!

Dutti Dolly Basic Kit
MSE Dutti Dolly w/ Stands + Pipe Kit

This Dutti Dolly stand + pipe kit Includes the basic kit, and comes with either 4', 6', 8', 10', 12', or 14' pipe for mounting to stands. Four MSE slider stands are included to keep the pipe nice and solid and your shot running smoothly.

Dutti Dolly Pipe Kit
MSE Dutti Dolly w/ Bazooka & Seat Kit

With this kit, you get the Basic Kit and a Bazooka that mounts on the Dutti dolly with the provided elmac adapter, as well as a seat to ride along with! Great for tight spaces where a traditional dolly wouldn't fit, or small crew. With a weight capacity of 800lbs, overloading the dolly is a non issue. Simple Angle Bracket is used on the floor for track, or not track at all if the floor is smooth.

Dutti Dolly w/ Bazooka & Seat Kit
LED Makeup Mirror w/ Bi-Colour Lighting

Tired of florescent lighting in makeup mirrors? At S1, we've made our own LED Bi-Colour makeup mirrors for rental. With tungsten and daylight dials, you can match any temperature on set. The smaller light fixtures also allows for a larger mirror. Make your Make Up artist happy!

LED Makeup Mirror
MSE Medium Overhead Roller

This medium roller is great for use in studio. With a wide low base, 3 risers and a grip head on top, these stands are great for overhead frames and fabrics.

MSE Medium Overhead Roller
MSE Low Boy Junior (2K) Double Riser Roller

When you need a beefy 2k low Junior roller stand for wheeling around the studio, this stand does the trick. With a wide low footprint, and a minimum height of just over 3', you can get a 2k fixture nice and low.

MSE Low Boy Junior (2K) Roller
GoPro Hero 4 Black 6 Camera Kit

Virtual Reality is becoming more popular so we've put together a 6 camera GoPro kit for those with a rig but no cameras. This kit consists of 6 GoPro Hero 4 Blacks and comes in a single hard case. Rent it for your next VR shoot!

GoPro 6 Camera Kit
More Astra 1 x 1 Bi-Colour LED kits

The Astra 1x1 Bi-Colour LED panels are so popular, we've added more to Rentals! Full kits include nanoptic lenses for beam spread control, a softbox and an Anton Bauer Gold mount to power through battery. Check out below if you have V-Mount batteries!

Astra 1 x 1 Bi-Colour Kit
Anton Bauer Gold Mount to V-Mount Battery Plate Converter

Got your own camera or lighting fixture that uses V-mount batteries? Well we have adapter plates that allow you to use Gold mount batteries on V-mount receiver equipment. Now you can use the amazing Anton Bauer Gold mount Digital Series batteries on any V-Mount piece of EQ!

AB to V-Mount Converter plate
Reanimating Kubrick in Operation Avalanche The Process

The faux documentary Operation Avalanche follows two CIA agents who in 1967 are tasked with creating a film documenting a moon landing that didn't actually happen. To make it look realistic, they visit the set of director Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality even further. The Creators Project features a behind-the-scenes look at how this meta world was created using archival stills, virtual space, 3D projections, green screens and vast ingenuity.

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First Ever iPhone 7 Photos at the US Open

With a new two-camera system, the camera on the iPhone 7 Plus is billed as being the most advanced in the world of cellphones. Landon Nordeman from ESPN put it to the test at the US Open, exploring the event in a whole new way.

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Using modified Hasselblads, the astronauts who participated in NASA's Apollo Program made nearly 20,000 photographs of moon landings, moon walks, and the lunar surface and horizon. For a new book out this month, The Moon 1968-1972, publisher T. Adler Books has singled out 45 black-and-white and color images from the six successful lunar landings.

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